When we look to the past, history remembers feats of great construction, but offers no insight into the intelligence and experience of the human beings behind these achievements. Even today, Sadhguru says, instead of seeing how to enhance human experience, we are becoming dazzled by our phones and other distractions. The only purpose of life, he explains, is for one to find his ultimate possibility.

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